Tag Archives | Michael Raimondo


MLTC: the new arrive, the old maintain power

The glamour part of running for Mammoth Town Council has ended, and the grinding work has begun. When the Council met, they certified election results, administered the oath of office to the three new councilmen, and chose a new Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem. But before the new came in, the old departed with no lack […]

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Council votes 3 to 2 for pay raise

Mammoth Town Council members held their ground on their views of a pay raise for the Council. Their not so fabulous pay of $300 per month is set in Government Code but does allow a 5% increase annually. The Council never did vote in those raises for the past 29 years. On a 3 to […]

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Mammoth Town Council: water, pay raise, and e-smokes

To start off the Mammoth Town Council meeting tonight, Mammoth Community Water District General Manager Pat Hayes will make a presentation on water conservation efforts. Even with the late snowfall, water supplies remain low. Hayes will be followed by two public hearings – one on the Zoning Code update and the other on a Community […]

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Mammoth Town Council delays town manager selection

After interviews of four consulting firms that would help recruit a new permanent Town Manager, the Mammoth Town Council remained mostly convinced of their original views on the subject. In the end, they decided to put off any decision until January 15th. Council member Jo Bacon said that the interviews solidified for her that the […]

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Dazed and confused by Town Council

Three members of the Mammoth Town Council hit a nerve when they waived fines and penalties for a couple who rented their Mammoth home illegally and failed to pay bed tax. Members of the lodging association voiced their deep unhappiness at Wednesday night’s Council meeting. Lodging people thanked Councilmen Matthew Lehman and Michael Raimondo for […]

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Mammoth lays off airport director

Mammoth Lakes pundits speculate that the Town continues to take steps toward bankruptcy as the June 30 court-imposed deadline to pay the $43 million lawsuit judgment approaches. The court writ demands payment in full or a 10-year plan. The latest moves, aimed at further streamlining town expenses, in the face of budget problems and debt, […]

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MLTC: council appointments and court hearing coming up

It’s official.  The Town of Mammoth has two councilmember-elects who will take seats on the Council June 20th. With all of the problems that face the Town of Mammoth, only two candidates signed up to run for two open seats – Mayor Jo Bacon and Michael Raimondo.  According to government code, the Town Council had […]

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No race for Mammoth Town Council seats

No big crowds have rushed forward to sit on the Mammoth Town Council.  Only two candidates filed for two seats available in the June election.  The Town Council will consider a direct appointment of the candidates when they meet March 21st. Faced with the enormous $42 million lawsuit judgment debt and ongoing town budget problems, […]

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Harvey will not run, deadline extended

Incumbent Mammoth Town Councilman Skip Harvey decided at the last minute that he would not seek re-election to the Town Council.  Two others have filed for two available seats with, now, an extended deadline for further filings. Earlier, Harvey had said he would run again.  He stated that his treatments for cancer would not stand […]

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